Psychology

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences inducts two York faculty members

York University’s excellence in health science was acknowledged Sept. 14 when Faculty of Health Dean Paul McDonald and Psychology Professor Joel Katz were inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). McDonald and Katz are the eighth and ninth inductees from York University’s Faculty of Health. “It is quite a prestigious achievement […]

York researchers show psychology tools can reduce opioid use in high-risk and complex post-surgical pain patients

Researchers out of York University have found evidence that psychological support and coping skills help to reduce the risk of long-term, high-dose opioid use in patients with post-surgical pain. A study of 343 post-surgical patients treated by an innovative, multidisciplinary hospital-integrated pain program at Toronto General Hospital (TGH), University Health Network (UHN) found that all […]